Swimming

Paralympic champions lead strong British squad for Swimming European Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 22 - Jonathan Fox is among a number of Paralympic and world champions named to the British squad for the IPC Swimming European Championships ©Getty Images Britain has named a squad of 31 athletes for the upcoming International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven which will be led by a trio of reigning Paralympic champions in Ellie Simmonds, Jonathan Fox and Ollie Hynd.

Paralympic and world champion Simmonds takes gold on final day in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson

April 21 - Ellie Simmonds finished the week in Glasgow with gold in the 400m freestyle ©Getty Images Paralympic and world champion Ellie Simmonds demonstrated her prowess in the 400 metres freestyle once again by taking gold on the final day of the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow.

Para-swimmer Slater follows European record with world best time in Glasgow

By Gary Anderson

April 20 - Today saw swimmers compete in the third day of action at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre ©Getty Images Stephanie Slater continued her fine form at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow today by taking the 100 metres butterfly title and breaking the world record in the process to add to the two silver medals and European record already in the bag.

Britain's Slater sets European record on day two of British Para-Swimming International Meet

By Paul Osborne

Stephanie Slater (left) has set a new European record in the women's S8 50 metre freestyle on day two of the British Para-Swimming International Meet ©Getty ImagesApril 19 - Great Britain's Stephanie Slater has won a second successive silver medal at the British Para-Swimming International Meet, this time setting a European record in the S8 50 metre freestyle on day two of the competition at Glasgow's Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

British trio secure medals on opening day of British Para-Swimming International Meet

By Paul Osborne

British swimmers earned three medals on the opening day of the British Paa-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesApril 18 - There was success for Britain's Stephanie Slater, Jonathon Fox and Nicole Lough on day one of the British Para-Swimming International Meet as they swam their way onto the podium in Glasgow's Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

Australian Olympic medallist Cameron takes up Paralympic swimming coach job

By Emily Goddard

Jan Cameron has been appointed as Swimming Australia's permanent Paralympic coach at the University of Sunshine Coast ©Getty ImagesApril 10 - Jan Cameron, the Australian Olympic medal winning swimmer, has been appointed as Swimming Australia's Paralympic coach at the University of Sunshine Coast (USC) in Queensland.

Thirteen-time Paralympic champion Cowdrey leads Australian squad for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

April 6 - Paralympic legend Matthew Cowdrey will lead the Australian medal charge in the pool at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Multiple Paralympic gold medallist Matthew Cowdrey headlines the list of athletes named to the Australian Para-swimming squad that will head to Glasgow this summer for the Commonwealth Games.

IPC confident of "smooth" Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven

By Emily Goddard

The IPC has made a visit to the Pieter van den Hoogenband Swimming Stadium, host venue of the 2014 Swimming European Championships ©Getty ImagesApril 2 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has spoken of its confidence in Eindhoven's ability to deliver a "smooth" Swimming European Championships this year following a site visit to the Dutch city.

Spanish Paralympic legend Perales receives highest honour from King Juan Carlos I

By Gary Anderson

April 1 - Six-time Paralympic swimming champion Teresa Perales has been honoured by King Juan Carlos I of Spain ©Getty Images Spain's six-time Paralympic swimming champion Teresa Perales has been presented with the Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Sporting Merit by King Juan Carlos I of Spain at a special ceremony in Madrid today.
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